Love good music? Would like to taste the World? Wish to unwind and discover new voices? Or just want to feel good in a great company at a beautiful place by the Lake Balaton…
Concert series with music, dance and tastes of different cultures
The special cultural program series started in March takes place in the Fonó Buda Music House, and so far we have known Irish, Scottish and Serbian cultures. In April and May, the excellent series continues, and we can welcome Greece, Spain, Bulgaria and Italy in our capital city.
Check out the program below!
On the 22th of April, 2017, we can admire the traditional dances in the framework of an unsophistcated Greek evening. The music will be provided by the Akropolis Compania band. Moreover, we can also dress up as a Spartan warrior or even a Greek wise, since an exhibiton of ancient Greek dresses will accompany the concert. And what is indispensable for the Mediterranean atmosphere is the delicious traditional taste. This time dolmadakia, souvlaki and greek salad will be on the menu.
On the 28th of April, 2017, one day before the International Dance Day, the series continues with a fiery flamenco show. On this special evening we can experience the charm of Andalusia, where two fantastic flamenco dancers - Pirók Zsófia and Lippai Andrea - will be accompanied by excellent musicians coming straight from Seville. Elena Morales singer, Juan José Bando flamenco guitarist and percussionists Tar Gergely from Hungary. In addition to the erotically and emotionally rich dance show and unique guitar play, we can enjoy the Spanish sangria and tapas, which are among the culinary specialties of the evening provided by the cuisine of Fonó.
On the 12th of May, 2017, the Bulgarian culture will take over the main stage. Bulgaria's most original gypsy brass band, the Karandila Orchestra will play, a concert hand in hand with a dance house led by Tímea Nagy and the dancers of the Martenica Dance Ensemble.
In the spirit of gastronomy, Bulgarian grill dishes can be bought in the buffet this evening! Kebapcse, kyufte, shopska salad, fried peppers and other delicacies, as well as bulgarian wines from the Bulgarian Wine Embassy invite us on a gastronomical adventure.
And finally, on the 19th of May, 2017, the Italian evening will end the series. The program will start with the album release concert of Acquaragia Drom, then we can enjoy the concert of Oi Dipnoi accompanied by the Vivi Budapest Association's (tarantella and pizzica) dance lessons.
Of course, Babel Sound will not let the summer pass away without world music. On the beach of Balatonboglár there will be an amazing, international, cultural chaos between 17-23 July, 2017. There goes the music, the art, the taste and sweet smell of the world: the Babel Sound Free interactive world music festival. In the most interactive way, and for free!
We will soon announce the details of the festival!
04/22/2017. GREEK EVENING - Akropolis Compania band and dance house
04/28/2017. SPANISH EVENING - Flamenco show - Pirók Zsófi with Spanish guest artists
05/12/2017. BULGAR EVENING - Karandila Orchestra and dance house
05/19/2017. ITALIAN EVENING - Acquaragia Drom, Oi Dipnoi and dance house